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  • JPMorgan reports big first-quarter profit

     
    JPMorgan Chase & Co. had an unexpectedly strong first quarter thanks to an improving American economy. The bank’s profit over the last three months was $5.6 billion, up 67% from a year ago. The company earned $1.28 a share, up......
  • Facebook raises $1.5 billion, about $1 billion of it overseas, will share financials by April 2012

     
    Facebook said Friday that it raised $1.5 billion in funding, but only about $1 billion of it came from overseas investors. Facebook also said it will being reporting financial information publicly by April 2012 at the latest....
  • Schwab settles SEC case over troubled YieldPlus fund for $119 million

     
    Three years after a supposedly safe bond fund plunged in value, Charles Schwab Corp. agreed Tuesday to pay $119 million to settle a government lawsuit accusing it of misleading investors about the risks. Schwab aggressively marketed its YieldPlus bond...
  • Pimco to pay $92 million to settle bond market manipulation suit

     
    Bond fund giant Pimco agreed to pay $92 million to settle a lawsuit accusing the Newport Beach firm of trying to corner part of the market for Treasury bonds in 2005. The class action challenged trades by Pacific Investment Management......
  • Facebook raises $500 million, worth valued at $50 billion; deal could push site public

     
    In a sign of its growing influence on Wall Street and the world stage, Facebook has raised $500 million from investment bank Goldman Sachs and Russian Internet investment firm Digital Sky Technologies in a deal that values the company at......
  • Lion ready to roar again as MGM restructuring gets final court go-ahead

     
    After 18 months of turmoil and uncertainty, MGM has finally gotten a green light to start anew. A New York federal bankruptcy judge on Thursday officially blessed the "pre-packaged" plan by creditors to wipe out about $5 billion in debt,......
  • Lehman Bros. sues Irvine mortgage company it blames for failed loans

     
    Lehman Bros., the storied investment bank that failed in 2008 while holding piles of bad real estate loans, has filed suit against an Irvine mortgage company for allegedly misrepresenting the strength of loans it sold to the Wall Street firm.......
  • Bank of Japan looks to stock purchases as new stimulus measure

     
    The Federal Reserve has sparked heated debate about the wisdom of its new plan to buy $600 billion in Treasury bonds as a way to pump money into the economy. The Bank of Japan, which has been trying for two......
  • Clean-tech investment in first quarter of 2010 improves

     
    Two Southern California electric-car manufacturers helped improve clean-tech investment in the first quarter of 2010 compared with the same period the year before, according to analysis from Ernst & Young released Thursday. The $100 million that Coda...
  • Regional investment bank aims for a reprise

    Regional investment bank aims for a reprise
    Jim Freedman and his partners have been here before. "We call this Act Three," he told me one day recently from the Westside high-rise office of Intrepid Investment Bankers, his new firm devoted to mergers and acquisitions in the regional middle market...
  • PASSINGS: Fred Joseph, Edward Stimpson

    Fred Joseph Junk-bond market co-creator Fred Joseph, 72, who as chief executive of investment bank Drexel Burnham Lambert helped create the modern junk-bond market in the 1980s before the firm's collapse, died Fridayin New York of multiple myeloma, said...